How to Enjoy an Aruba Timeshare Without the Presentation

There is no denying that Aruba is "one happy island." The natives are friendly, it's sunny and warm year-round, and the white sand beaches offer beautiful waters and vibrant sunsets. Aruba is not only an incredibly popular vacation destination, but this happy island is home to a plethora of timeshare resorts--making it easy for guests to return to Aruba annually.

In the past, the only way to experience a timeshare resort was to sit through a lengthy, high-pressure Aruba timeshare presentation. These sales pitches could run up to four hours and would result in you having to speak with a pushy salesperson that would pressure you into buying something you may not even be able to afford. Not to mention if you were to purchase an Aruba timeshare during a presentation, you'd be paying thousands more than the vacation ownership is actually worth.

Luckily for you, there's another way to experience the luxuries of Aruba timeshares. Online reseller, features an impressive inventory of Aruba timeshares for sale by-owner as well as timeshare to rent in Aruba. Because they are sold and rented through private owners, you can save as much as 70% off what a resort developer charges. Resorts typically mark up their units with hefty sales commissions and dozens of hidden taxes and fees. On the secondary market, you'll pay much less to enjoy the high-end timeshare lifestyle.

Aruba Timeshare Resales and Rentals

As previously stated, buying or renting an Aruba timeshare from is going to save you a LOT of money and time (bye-bye lengthy sales presentation!). But now you may be wondering, which is the better option for you, owning or renting?

Aruba timeshare rentals work great for those looking for a low-cost, one-time vacation experience. Maybe you and your beau are wanting to rent an Aruba timeshare for your honeymoon, or you’re heading to the island for a beach retreat with your closest friends, a timeshare rental is perfect for any occasion. A one-time trip will also allow you to experience the timeshare lifestyle first hand and help you decide if it is the right decision to purchase one.

This brings us to our next topic: timeshare resales. A timeshare in Aruba for sale by owner will give you the opportunity to invest in a lifetime of affordable vacations. When you purchase a timeshare property through a private owner, you’ll receive a discounted rate meaning you’ll get to enjoy your annual Aruba travel for a fraction of the cost you paid years prior when booking area hotels. Timeshare ownership is great for retired couples who want to visit Aruba every year, or a family who wants to secure their accommodations for an annual getaway. Buying a timeshare also allows you to secure a specific week if you find yourself always traveling during school vacations or certain holidays.

After you determine whether you want to rent or buy an Aruba timeshare, you still have some decisions to make. The most important being which resort you want to stay at. offers a wide portfolio of Aruba timeshare resorts, with so many popular properties to choose from. Here are some of the best Aruba timeshare resorts that consistently top the list of most rented and purchased in their inventory.

Most Popular Aruba Timeshare Resorts

A gorgeous view from the Marriott Aruba Surf Club, one of the best timeshares in Aruba

Marriott Aruba Surf Club 

The Marriott Surf Club is located on the famed Palm Beach Aruba. This beachfront property allows you to relax along the glistening white sand beaches and swim in the turquoise waters. Marriott Aruba Surf Club timeshare accommodations are available in elegant two- and three-bedroom villas with fully equipped kitchens, living rooms, full bathrooms, and private balconies with pool or ocean views. Step outside your suite and you'll enjoy a swimming pool with a beautifully manicured lazy river, a poolside bar, resort restaurant, marketplace, and full-service spa. There's also golf right next door, making it convenient to play a round or several.

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Barcelo Aruba Resortone of the best timeshares in Aruba

Barcelo Aruba Resort

Barcelo Aruba Resort is an all-inclusive timeshare property located on Palm Beach. This resort is well-known for the wealth of water and land sports offered and leisure activities available for a perfectly balanced vacation experience. Discover sports courts, snorkeling, boating, swimming, and much more. When you need some time to relax, sunbathe on the beach, relax with a good book in a hammock, sip on a cocktail at the poolside bar, or treat yourself to a massage. Barcelo Aruba Resort is also home to a casino and six on-site restaurants featuring numerous culinary offerings. As for Barcelo Aruba timeshare accommodations, guests can choose from a selection of deluxe rooms with either a garden, pool, or ocean view from the private balcony. Other amenities include plush bedding, flat-screen TVs, and a minibar.

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Divi Aruba, a great timeshare for both growing families and newly wed couples

Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort

If you are seeking a Divi Phoenix Aruba timeshare for sale, you'll find plenty of units available with eight different accommodation styles to choose from. Studios up to three-bedroom penthouse suites are offered, ensuring there is ample space for any sized travel party. Standard amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, private balcony with ocean views, Wi-Fi, and at least one full bathroom. Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort offers an array of on-site amenities, with something for everyone to enjoy. Spend your days on the beach, or float around in one of the outdoor freshwater swimming pools. Grab a cocktail at the swim-up bar while the kids splash in the children's pool area. There's also a fitness center, full-service spa, 9-hole golf course, on-site dining (including a beachfront restaurant), scheduled activities, and so much more. It's no wonder Divi Phoenix Aruba remains one of the top Aruba timeshare resorts on

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Final Thoughts on Aruba Timeshares

Timeshares resorts in Aruba offer some of the most incredible accommodation options while also providing impressive services and fabulous amenities. These resorts are meant to be enjoyed by all--not just those who have the time, patience, and money to sit in a long, boring presentation. With, it is possible for individuals and families with any budget to experience a high-end Aruba timeshare getaway while skipping the presentation entirely.

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